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Glow Blogs suggestions

The Glow Blogs team are looking for your ideas to improve and update Glow Blogs. The next release for Glow Blogs is planned for Summer 2018 so we would like to hear from users now to give us enough time to develop the new or updated features. You can read more and add your ideas […]

Glow Blogs & Report a Concern – Connectivity Issues Work Completed.

Update 6 October 2017. Monitoring – Essential Maintenance was performed to the Blogs Service last night in an effort to resolve the performance issues. The service has stablised at present. We will continue to monitor closely. We are still having some problems, check Glow Scotland Status for details: Investigating – Unfortunately, efforts to implement a […]

WordPress Update

Glow Blogs have been updated from WordPress 4.7 to 4.8.2 The main features in this update: New Widgets There are new Text, Image, Audio & Video widgets More details and examples. Improvements to adding links Adding and editing links is now a better process. See the Version 4.8 on WordPress Codex for more details.

Blogs Outage Sunday 17th September between 15:00 – 16:00

We have recently been experiencing performance issues on Glow Blogs around 3pm each day. It has been agreed to allow a one hour outage to the Blogs service on Sunday 17th September between 15:00 – 16:00. This will allow our technical teams to conduct further in-depth investigations. We understand this isn’t ideal but it is […]

PDF upload problem – Fixed

We have had reports with a problem uploading PDF files to Glow Blogs. This issue is now fixed, here is an example 3 page PDF uploaded to blogs: Test PDF file PDFs that are uploaded  to blogs are linked to the  image thumbnails of the pdf. This looks like the first page of the pdf. The […]

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Glow Blogs suggestions

The Glow Blogs team are looking for your ideas to improve and update Glow Blogs. The next release for Glow Blogs is planned for Summer 2018 so we would like to hear from users now to give us enough time to develop the new or updated features. You can read more and add your ideas […]

Glow Blogs & Report a Concern – Connectivity Issues Work Completed.

Update 6 October 2017. Monitoring – Essential Maintenance was performed to the Blogs Service last night in an effort to resolve the performance issues. The service has stablised at present. We will continue to monitor closely. We are still having some problems, check Glow Scotland Status for details: Investigating – Unfortunately, efforts to implement a […]

WordPress Update

Glow Blogs have been updated from WordPress 4.7 to 4.8.2 The main features in this update: New Widgets There are new Text, Image, Audio & Video widgets More details and examples. Improvements to adding links Adding and editing links is now a better process. See the Version 4.8 on WordPress Codex for more details.

Blogs Outage Sunday 17th September between 15:00 – 16:00

We have recently been experiencing performance issues on Glow Blogs around 3pm each day. It has been agreed to allow a one hour outage to the Blogs service on Sunday 17th September between 15:00 – 16:00. This will allow our technical teams to conduct further in-depth investigations. We understand this isn’t ideal but it is […]

PDF upload problem – Fixed

We have had reports with a problem uploading PDF files to Glow Blogs. This issue is now fixed, here is an example 3 page PDF uploaded to blogs: Test PDF file PDFs that are uploaded  to blogs are linked to the  image thumbnails of the pdf. This looks like the first page of the pdf. The […]